Flight of the Butterflies 2012

Flight of the Butterflies

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Scientist Fred Urquhart (Gordon Pinsent) studies migration of the monarch butterfly for 40 years.

Cast & Crew

Gordon Pinsent
Dr. Fred Urquhart
Patricia Phillips
Norah Urquhart
Shaun Benson
Ken Brugger
Stephanie Sigman
Catalina Aguago
Stephen Bogaert
Fred Urquhart
Mike Slee
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Critic Reviews for Flight of the Butterflies

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (5) | Fresh (9)

  • You'll leave better informed about monarchs and environmental concerns, but also a little awed by the twists and turns and darn good luck behind a lot of scientific advancements.

    October 2, 2014 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • It's a story that begins and ends in Toronto and returns every year - and it's never been so spectacularly and passionately retold until now.

    April 12, 2013 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…
  • Flight of the Butterflies stands out as one of the best of its genre.

    April 12, 2013 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • A feast for the eyes and clearly a labor of love, "Flight of the Butterflies" is one of the must-see 3-D IMAX movies.

    October 21, 2012 | Rating: 4/4
  • It's easy to forget "Flight of the Butterflies" is just a movie, as the 3-D documentary about monarch migrations looks and sounds so much like nature.

    October 5, 2012 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • Gentle docu celebrates miracle of butterfly migration.

    July 26, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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  • Jan 10, 2017
    A wonderful documentary that is harmed by its short length. We learn about Fred Urquhart and his attempts to unravel the mystery around his favourite scientific focus.
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